MER4A (DF0000892)

MER4A Long Terminal Repeat for ERV1 endogenous retrovirus

Description

Note that MER stands for MEdium Reiteration frequency interspersed repeat. As such, MERs as a group are a grab bag of DNA transposons and retrotransposons.

References

  1. Novel families of interspersed repetitive elements from the human genome.
    Jurka J;
    Nucleic Acids Res 1990;18:137-141. Pubmed

Classification

Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Retrotransposon Article
Class LTR Article
Superfamily ERV1 Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 664 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 391.4. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 622 15147 550 12402

External Database Links

  • Repbase : MER4A [Requires Repbase registration]